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Poster: cashel Date: Jul 24, 2004 4:59pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: RE:::D W Griffith,s : Abraham Lincoln

Tambora Thanks I was lucky to see Broken Blossoms on Aus,TV(ABC) and record it. But it is in Pal tv and cannot be played in america (ntsc).. I would love to see Greed(and the Turner restoration) but cannot buy it in Australia. I have been told that usa discs will not play in australia. Here is Werner Herzog speaking of Broken Blossoms."I thought I would drop dead when I saw Broken Blossoms because it is so good " (interview in Cinema Papers dec 1974. Similarly I would like to have Griffths 2 realers. Hertzog also said " Griffith to me is the greatest ever but he cannot be reached any more" Thanks again,,,Your reply brightened a dull winters day

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Poster: tambora Date: Jul 25, 2004 4:14am
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: RE:::D W Griffith,s : Abraham Lincoln

Your discussion of Greed and Broken Blossoms has for me brightened a dull rainy summer's day. Greed hasn't yet been released on DVD, and out-of-stock tape copies are selling for $90 apiece on Amazon.com. I'm just glad I still have my tape copy from the ONE TIME it was aired on Turner Classic Movies. It is incredible. Absolutely incredible.

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Poster: cashel Date: Jul 25, 2004 5:14am
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: RE:::D W Griffith,s : Abraham Lincoln

Hollywood should be giving away these 80 year old films (making available for free dpwnload). Imagine if a similar GREEDY situation applied in the Book industry..We would NOT be able to read Fitzgerald or Hemingway, etc,etc,etc. My continuing gripe. I cannot even get a dvd of the GREAT 84 year old documentary "Nanook of the North"(usa copies not suitable for austalia and they are too expensive)